Reported Annual Crime In Emporia

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEmporia/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime532n/a (estimate)2,1733,1102,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEmporia/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.44.9
Rape15n/a61.355.538.6
Robbery3n/a12.362.4101.9
Assault18n/a73.5267.6237.8
Violent crime36n/a (estimate)147390373
Burglary61n/a249.2527.6491.4
Theft429n/a1,752.51,953.51,775.4
Vehicle theft6n/a24.5238.9220.2
Property crime496n/a (estimate)2,0262,7202,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Emporia, KS. The total number of reported crimes in Emporia, KS is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Emporia, KS crime rate is 30% lower than the Kansas average and is 24% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Emporia, KS has a violent crime rate that is 62% lower than the Kansas average and 61% lower than the national average. For property crime, Emporia, KS is 26% lower than the Kansas average and 19% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Emporia is 24% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.95 daily crimes that occur in Emporia.
  • Emporia is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Emporia you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Emporia has decreased by 31%.

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Daily Crime In Emporia (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Emporia, KS for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Kansas as well as those across America as a whole. The Emporia, KS total amount of daily offenses is 1.43 times less than the Kansas average and 1.32 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Emporia, KS is 2.65 times less than the Kansas average, and it is 2.53 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Emporia, KS has a daily crime figure that is 1.34 times less than the Kansas average and 1.23 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Emporia (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Kansas and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Emporia, KS? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Emporia, KS has been ranked safer than 57% of other cities in the state of Kansas. In addition, Emporia, KS is safer than 58% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Kansas and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Emporia, KS. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Emporia, KS is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Emporia

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Emporia is 1 in 680
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Emporia is 1 in 50
The chance of being a victim of crime in Emporia is 1 in 47
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Emporia, KS? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Emporia, KS you have a 1 in 680 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Emporia, KS.

Year Over Year Crime In Emporia (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Emporia, KS is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Emporia, KS has decreased by 55%, the amount of property crime in Emporia, KS has decreased by 28%, and the total amount of crime in Emporia, KS has decreased by 31% year to year.

Emporia police department

ItemEmporiaKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,262556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.53.3

Sex offenders in Kansas

StateTotal offendersKansas /100KNational /100K
Kansas7,716279222
There are a total of 7,716 sex offenders in Kansas. This yields a total of 279 sex offenders in Kansas per 100,000 residents which is 26% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Olpe, KS5765003,4843,984
Americus, KS8225063,5264,031
Hartford, KS3985573,8814,438
Neosho Rapids, KS2295583,8944,452
Reading, KS2796124,2674,878
Emporia, KS24,7871472,0262,173

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Uniondale, NY24,7874491,8942,343
Lemoore, CA24,7884662,7623,227
Isla Vista, CA24,7926103,7514,361
Cabot, AR24,7681801,9952,175
Austin, MN24,7603242,8703,193
Emporia, KS24,7871472,0262,173
Source: The Emporia, KS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.